Release History

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Essential Need R17

  • Released on 18 Oct 2016

    • Home Page Version 7: Major content and page design update including new HDI map added - Sign-up page version 2 released

  • Released on 03 Nov 2016

    • Adhoc changes: Donation Page Version 4 - New Share and Thank you page - New donation process - New emails for sign up and donations - New failed payment emails

Essential Need R16 - Released on 05 Oct 2016

  • Meet the Team Version 3: Additional profiles and new sections added

  • Positions Available Page Version 1: New page added for open jobs list and job application

Essential Need R15 - Released on 19 Aug 2016

  • Referral Tracking and CSV upload fix for refunds: Back-end activist profile shows what URL activist has come from to Sign Up - Added a hotfix for the CSV upload functionality in case of refunds

Essential Need R14 - Released on 01 Aug 2016

  • Update Card Details functionality Version 1: Functionality added to enable updating card details for monthly payments

  • Adhoc Changes: Various front-end and back-end adhoc functionalities added - Automatic Invitation Link Generation based on Email

  • Home Page Version 6: Major content and page design update

  • Why Water Page Version 4: Minor content and page design update

  • Invitation Emails Version 3: Email content updated

Essential Need R13 - Released on 28 Jun 2016

  • Adhoc Changes: Various front-end and back-end adhoc functionalities added - Picture cropping - Content update

  • Activist Import by CSV File Version 2: WD count and country information added to file

Essential Need R12 - Released on 09 Jun 2016

  • Invitation Flow Version 2: Invitation Emails template updated - Profile Page content and design updated - Share with FB and LinkedIn added - Donation Page for desktop view updated

  • Homepage Version 5: Testimonial Banner at the bottom of the page added

  • Water Poverty Facts Version 1: New page with information and references for Water Poverty Facts added

Essential Need R11

  • Released on 19 May 2016

    • Home Page Version 4: Major content and page design update

    • About Us Page Version 2: Major content and page design update

    • Why Water Page Version 2: Major content and page design update

    • Meet the Team Page Version 2: Major content and page design update

  • Released on 25 May 2016

    • Adhoc Changes: Various front-end and back-end adhoc functionalities added

Essential Need R10 - Released on 26 Apr 2016

  • Meet the Team Page Version 1: New page added about the Essential Need's Management Team

  • Activist Import by CSV File Version 1: Ability to create Organization Networks using CSV file uploads

  • Adhoc Changes: Various back-end and front-end adhoc functionalities added

Essential Need R9

  • Released on 02 Mar 2016

    • Activist Profile Page Version 3: User Interface updated - Nomination process updated

  • Released on 11 Mar 2016

    • Adhoc Changes: Content updates - Activist Page email follow up function - Backend transaction rebill listing added

    • Feedbackify: Ability for visitors to easily provide feedback for Essential Need to consider and action

    • Olark: Live chat service for Essential Need visitors

Essential Need R8 - Released on 23 Feb 2016

  • Handle Multiple Accounts With The Same Email: Do not allow multiple sign ups with the same email

  • 404 Page Version 1: Initial page release

  • Adhoc Changes: Text update on Home and Mission 2020 pages - Additional popup information added to Log In page - eWay seal added to Card Details page

  • Release Notes Version 1: New page added for release notes details

  • Donation Page Version 3: Information about payment security added - Updated Impact calculator to display Water Days also - Top picture changed

Essential Need R7 - Released on 05 Feb 2016

  • Donation Page Version 2: New design - Social impact calculation display

  • Activist Page Version 2: Nomination is now possible - Can edit nomination email - Ability to update profile picture - Ability to donate from here - Ability to edit profile -Personalized URL - Background picture update

  • About Us Page Version 1: This is a new page

  • Why Water Page Version 1: This is a new page

  • Log In and Sign Up labels are now universal

  • Mission 2020 Version 5: Introduced a map of Urgent Projects - Improved social impact calculation display and 25 other improvements

  • Homepage Version 3: Complete new design with brief description of Essential Need and Mission 2020

Essential Need R6 - Released on 18 Jan 2016

  • Homepage Version 2: Complete update - Mission 2020 is now fully integrated into Homepage

Essential Need R5 - Released on 12 Jan 2016

  • Mission 2020 Version 4: Introduced social Impact calculator and 26 other improvements

Essential Need R4 - Released on 08 Jan 2016

  • Monthly donations through eWay can now be accepted in real-time

Essential Need R3 - Released on 30 Dec 2015

  • Mission 2020 Version 3: 22 improvements

Essential Need R2 - Released on 21 Dec 2015

  • 13 Homepage improvements

  • 25 registration improvements

Essential Need R1

  • Released on 21 Sep 2015

    • First basic version of the website released

  • Released on 27 Oct 2015

    • Homepage improvements

    • Mission 2020 page improvements

    • Can now accept one-off donation

    • 150 bugs fixed

    • Monthly donations through eWay can now be accepted but not in real-time

    • 90 bugs fixed


Contact Details
  • Information:
  • info@essentialneed.org
  • Support:
  • support@essentialneed.org
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